Ex-COAS Ihejirika Speaks About "War" A former Chief Of Army Staff, Azubuike Ihejirika, on Thursday said that war was not an option over the insecurity bedevilling the country. Ihejirika who spoke with journalists during the visit of the Chief Of Defence Staff to Owerri, Imo State, said that he was advocating dialogue as a strategy to returning peace to the country.
Since 1966, it is only once a Chief Of Army Staff (COAS) has been appointed from the East and this was during Goodluck Jonathan's Administration.Azubuike Ihejirika who hails from Isuikwuato Local Government Area of Abia State was appointed as Chief of Army Staff on September 8 2010 by Goodluck Ebele Jonathan who was pleased with his selfless service to his country as a military man.
Here is a list of five Nigerian and prominent politicians that joined APC in 2021. 1. Former Ogun state governor Otunba Gbenga Daniel Photo Credit: Vanguard Newspaper Former Ogun state governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and officially joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Today's Headlines: Another Prominent Military Man Joins APC, Boko Haram Destroys 140 Houses In Borno
1) Another Prominent Military Man Joins APC. Former Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Azubuike Ihejirika, has officially joined APC. "Naija News" reports that Ihejirika, who was the Chief of Army Staff between 2010-2014 under former President Goodluck Jonathan, joined the APC at Isuikwuato in Abia-North Senatorial District. Ihejirika’s registration was conducted by the APC ward Chairman, Mr. Iheanyi Chukwu, in the presence of other party chieftains. 2) Angry Youths Destroy Deputy Governor's House In
The leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has spoken up on why it allowed a former Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Azubuike Ihejirika, to join its fold.
Below are some of the top Headline news in Nigeria. Bandits Kill Traditional Ruler, 10 Others In Niger State. The village head of Kusherki in Rafi local government area of Niger state, Alhaji Masud Abubakar has been killed along with ten other villagers by bandits. Not only that, the bandits also kidnapped twenty villagers from different communities in the area while the wife of slain traditional ruler was among those kidnapped. An eye witness told our Correspondent that the raid started at about 12:30 and
Today's Headlines: PDP Set to Lose Another Chieftain To APC, "Boko Haram Were Peaceful People"- Kanu
PDP Set to Lose Another Cheiftain To APC Fresh reports have predicted a plot by Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State to dump the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Former Chief Of Army Staff, Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika, rtd has advised governments at all levels to encourage farmers during the forthcoming post Covid-19 farming season in 2021in Nigeria The retired army General who was speaking during the 2020 economic empowerment event organized by Amaba Daughters Association, in isuikwuato LGA of Abia State, insisted that with the challenges of Covid-19 of 2020, farmers should be encouraged in all ramifications to produce enough food to feed the populace, come 2021. His words,
Recently, the former Chief of Army Staff of Nigeria, Lieutenant General Azubuike Ihejirika has indicated his interest in the Nigerian politics by joining a political party, All Progressives Congress (APC). Lieutenant General Azubuike Ihejirika (CFR) who was born on 13th February, 1956, although retired, was the former Chief of Army Staff of Nigeria. He served as the chief of Army Staff between September 2010 to January 2014. Lieutenant General Azubuike Ihejirika (rtd) is from Isuikwuato LGA in Abia State. He
The leaders of the All Progressives Congress and the ruling party (APC) has spoken up why they allowed a former chief of army staff under Goodluck Jonathan administration and a prominent PDP member, Azubuike Ihejirika, to join the party.
Former COAS, Ihejirika loses mum Photo Credit: Daily Trust The mother of a former Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Azubuike Ihejirika (rtd), Mrs. Nmerechi Nkennediya Ihejirika, is dead. Mrs Ihejirika, who hailed from Ovim in Isuikwuato Local Government Area of Abia State, died on Wednesday, August 4, 2021.
The Chief of staff is the highest position in the Nigerian army.The position is often occupied by the most senior commissioned officer in the army.The President who is the commander of Armed forces is the one who is always responsible for the appointment of the Chief of Army staff. The Chief of staff can also be easily understood as any senior officer of any of several services of the armed forces of a Nation. To further explain who a Chief of Army staff is,I will say that A chief of army staff(COAS) is the
The appointment of Major General Farouk Yahaya as the Chief of Army Staff is still a major talking point in the country. Critics have questioned why the President appointed another northern Muslim as the new COAS. Well, I believe the President has made his choice and we all should accept it.
February 16th, 2021. According to Saharareporters, Nigeria’s former Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Azubuike Ihejirika, who served under the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan from 2010 – 2014, has become a member of the All Progressives Congress. This latest development follows an earlier report that the APC was considering pairing Goodluck Jonathan and the governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, as running mates for the 2023 Presidential elections. Following his alliance
Ex Gvernor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel has finally declared to the entire public about his defection to All Progressive Congress. Daniel was a strong poll member of the Peoples Democratic Party has reveals the reason why he joined APC. He said that the reason why he joined APC was because he got messages of encouragement and how they showed him love. The former governor was the Campaign Manager for former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar of the PDP ahead of the 2019 election. Gbenga Daniel has once worked under
Why I sacked General Ihejirika as Chief of Army Staff – Goodluck Jonathan President Buhari's predecessor, Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has reacted to insinuations making the rounds that he was pressured by some unnamed top Northern power blocs to sack the then Chief of Army Staff, General Azubuike Ihejirika. Recall that in 2014 President Goodluck Jonathan sacked the service chiefs and appointed new ones. And news emerged at the time that, the president was pressured by some northern elements to get rid of his
Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe who was representing Abia South senatorial zone has complained about the former chief of Army staff, Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika(rtd) for Campaigned for the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Abia.
Former Abia State Governor, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has met Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike at Government House, Port Harcourt.Senator Kalu arrived Port Harcourt around 9pm on Wednesday to the reception of Governor Wike.
I Did Not Sack Ihejirika because Of The Pressure From The North- Former President, Goodluck Jonathan Former President of Nigeria, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan disclosed the main reason why he sacked his former Chief of Staff. The former president also used the ample opportunity to explain and clear the popular rumour that it was because of the pressure from the Northern part of the country. Jonathan made the information known at the book launch organized in his honour on Tuesday in Abuja. According
Do you all still remember ThIS man?this is the man that added beauty to the nigerian democracy. He was the man who lost the 2015 Presidential election and conceded defeat to his opponent president Mohammed buhari. Previous President Goodluck Jonathan, on Tuesday, said that he fired a previous Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Azubuike Ihejirika, on the grounds that he (Ihejirika) was not doing his job properly Jonathan said he was not under duress to sack Ihejirika from office, adding that he can't sack